[wingide-users] Does vim 'substitute' work?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Wed Jun 4 17:46:01 MDT 2008

Michael Hipp wrote:
> I'm trying to do this vim command:
>    :s/, / = /g
> To change all occurrences of ', ' to ' = ' in the current line. That 
> command doesn't seem to do anything at all. The cursor goes away and 
> never comes back. What am I missing?

Turns out that the issue was an internal command parsing problem that
affected :s/x/y/g only if one of the strings contains '='.  Otherwise
:s should work.

I've pushed out a patch for this which you'll get if you do Check
for Updates from the Help menu.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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